Category Archives: Writing, book reviews and publishing, poetry, children’s books, YA and novels

Guest Post by Author Mike Martin!

I am pleased to have Mike Martin back again to do  a guest post about how his wonderful Sgt. Windflower Mystery Series was created. Thank you, Mike, for stopping by. It’s a pleasure to have you back. Thank you, Janice, … Continue reading

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How Often Should I Publish Posts on my Blog?

This question has plagued me continually since I began blogging. How often should I publish posts on my blog? I don’t know the answer, do you? I don’t think there is a strict rule about this. I think it all … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Weekend in the Mountains of New Hampshire!

We headed out on a glorious sunny Friday morning. The sky was a beautiful azure blue dotted with some small puffy clouds. It promised to be a lovely weekend for my niece’s wedding. We certainly all were praying for beautiful … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween and Vacation in Aruba!

This is a busy time of the year for me. This month has been especially busy. We have a family wedding this weekend, a book signing next weekend, a family member is moving any day now, and a trip to … Continue reading

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Interview with Author C.C. Warrens!

I am pleased to have a talented author here today on Jemsbooks Guest Post/Author Interview – C.C. Warrens. Thank you, C.C., for stopping by today to share your work with my readers and me. Thank you, Janice. It’s a pleasure … Continue reading

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Meet Authors/Illustrators Dave Ross & Tom Lemery!

Tom Lemery (left) and Dave Ross I am pleased to have on Jemsbooks Guest Author Segment, Authors/Illustrators, Dave Ross and Tom Lemery. It is wonderful to have you both here today to tell my readers about your exciting new book, T’Bugs, and … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be an Indie Author?

I have been an Indie Author since 2013 and often asked myself this question. What does it mean to be an indie author? There are many things that come to mind. Some of them are positive while others are negative. 1. … Continue reading

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Working on Book 2 of Hunting Mariah!

I have been working on the sequel to Hunting Mariah! It has been a few years since I published the first book. That book was written nearly twenty years ago and sat on a back burner until I was ready … Continue reading

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New Review of Book 3, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Brown Scraggly Dog, from Reader’s Favorite!

I was thrilled to receive a 5-star review from a Reader’s Favorite reviewer today for Book 5, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Brown Scraggly Dog.  Thank you, Emily-Jane Hills Orford, of Reader’s Favorite! Here it is! … Continue reading

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Introducing Victoria Zigler and her new children’s books!

I am happy to spread the word about Victoria Zigler and her amazing new books! Here is a sampling of her creative work. Written by Victoria Zigler – and now with an audio version read by Joseph A. Batzel – … Continue reading

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